Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Conference - Alchemy and Print Culture

The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry’s next meeting, Alchemy and Print Culture, will be held on Saturday 30th June 2018 in room 728 at the UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London.


10.00: Registration.

10.30-11.30: Didier Kahn (CNRS/Université Paris-Sorbonne): “Willem Silvius and the publication of Denis Zecaire and Bernardus Trevisanus in the context of the sixteenth-century alchemical publishing movement.”

11.30-12.30: Peter J. Forshaw (University of Amsterdam): “Arcana Illustrata: Early Modern Alchemical Image Cycles in Print.”

12.30-13.00: SHAC Annual General Meeting.

13.00-14.30: LUNCH BREAK. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide lunch at this meeting but there are various cafés and restaurants nearby

14.30-15.30: Jennifer M. Rampling (Princeton): “From Script to Print, and Back Again: The Making of Elias Ashmole’s Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum (1652).”

15.30-16.30: Stephen Clucas (Birkbeck, University of London): “E bibliotheca nostra Typographis: the Nuremberg printer Johannes Petreius and the promotion of alchemy.”

16.30: Meeting ends. 

he meeting fee is £10 for SHAC and RSC Historical Group Members, otherwise £15. Further information and a registration form can be found at http://www.ambix.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Alchemy-and-Print-Culture-Flyer-1.pdf

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